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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Driven Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience caring for patients within acute and critical care settings. Smoothly deliver comprehensive patient care and delegate tasks according to patient needs and personnel skillsets. Dedicated to providing top quality care within multidisciplinary team environment.

Skills
  • Medical screening
  • Unit administration
  • Patient monitoring
  • Clinical Information System Management
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • Patient care planning
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Team supervision
  • Diabetes management
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Life-sustaining machines
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Nursing Plan Development and Modification
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Performing bladder scans
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Checking oxygen levels
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Catheters
  • Culturally-sensitive care
  • Patient Management
  • ACLS- Team Leader for Codes and Rapid Responses
Experience
03/2004 to Current Registered Nurse Lifescape | Rapid City, SD,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Oversaw efficient nursing operations in [Number]-bed long-term care unit.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses to maximize performance and quality of team operations.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Maintained optimal ventilator settings and operations to meet patient care needs.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Supervised ancillary staff of on-call nurses, including scheduling shifts, delegating assignments and monitoring quality of care.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
06/1995 to 05/2002 Traveling Emergency Room Registered Nurse Mercy Healthcare | Marshfield, MO,
  • Triaged and treated high-volume caseload in busy emergency room setting.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Responded quickly to codes and coordinated efficient and skilled care.
  • Performed triage on all incoming patients and determined severity of injury and illnesses.
  • Administered critical IV medications to stabilize patients for assessment and treatment.
  • Supervised and mentored employees in ER department through continuous training, open communication.
  • Maintained open and clear communication with physicians to coordinate effective patient care.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Stabilized patients, determined health needs and provided direct patient care.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Determined patient injury and illness by performing triage on incoming patients daily.
  • Maintained adequate unit supplies to meet expected patient demands.

ADITIONAL EXPERIENCE

During my years at Hadley Memorial Hospital I also worked for Med Staff and Contemporary Nursing agencies Per Diem at Wash. Hosp. Ctr., D.C. General Hospital, WRAMC and Greater Southeast Comm. Hospital. All in Acute/Critical Care Settings.

05/1994 to 05/1995 Emergency Room Technician Hadley Memorial Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Coordinated with nurses to assess and prepare patients for tests and medical procedures.
  • Stocked and replenished patient care areas with appropriate supplies.
  • Monitored patients' condition and reported changes in status or acuity to nurses.
  • Collected blood and urine samples for lab analysis to diagnose disease or screen for health problems.
  • Safely transferred patients to wheelchair or stretchers for transportation to other departments.
  • Triaged patients to award priority to patients with more severe complications.
  • Responded to cardiac monitor alarms and other codes requiring immediate response.
  • Immobilized patients for transport using backboard or other spinal mobilization.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1995 Associate of Science | Nursing Prince G, Largo Maryland, GPA:
Certifications
  • Nursing License - 07-01-2020 to 06-30-2022
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 11-16-2020 to 11-2022
  • ACLS 11-16-2020to 11-2022

Military Experience

United States Army 1988-1992

Served Active Duty during the Gulf War (Desert Shield/Desert Storm)

from Aug 1990 to Feb. 1991 at the WRAMC

Basic Training -Fort Dix NJ

Adv. Individual Training- Fort Monmouth NJ(Chaplain/Chaplain Asst. School.

Certificate- Chaplain Assistant

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School Attended
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Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse
  • Traveling Emergency Room Registered Nurse
  • Emergency Room Technician
Degrees
  • Associate of Science